Strathcona Wilderness Institute directors have selected ten great films for the ‘Best of the Fest’ VI Mountain Film Fest Tour showing at 7 p.m. on Friday March 28 at the North Island College Theatre in Courtenay. Here is the list! (films will not necessarily be shown in this order)
A paddler and cinematographer hunt the remote Mexican jungle for the perfect waterfall…and the perfect shot. (an audience favourite at VIMFF)
Castles in the Sky
An expert climber establishes a new line on Castle Mountain in the Canadian Rockies. (an audience favourite at VIMFF)
A paragliding adventure over the stunning landscape and high peaks of northern Pakistan. (an audience favourite at VIMFF)
What were you Doing at 10?
Some kids play video games, some play hockey. Ten-year old Seth Sherlock rides his bike… Really really well. (an audience favourite at VIMFF)
I am Red
A video poem to highlight the beauty and challenges of American River’s Most Endangered River for 2013.
Return to the Tepuis
An expedition team searches for an elusive pebble toad in the ‘islands of the sky’ – the Tepuis of South America.
A young skier shows that all it takes is a little mettle and a lot of heart to experience the simple escapes of gliding on snow. (an audience favourite at VIMFF)
The Fortune Wild
A small group of surfers set out to seek their own kind of riches on some of the most remote beaches of the Canadian coast. (an award winner at VIMFF)
The Road from Karakol
Two months peddling a bike across Kyrgyzstan, with a trailer full of climbing gear and not much of a plan. (an award winner at VIMFF) Considered a PG-13 rating.
Through Ice & Time
A cinematographic journey through the Columbia Icefield. (an award winner at VIMFF)
Total film time is 120 min.
There will be an intermission in the middle with door prize draws & refreshments in the lobby of the NIC Theatre. Hope to see you there!